An individual makes a request for help.A DV staff member assesses the request and determines shelter is necessary. A shelter staff member looks for available shelter space.If none is available they use a text based system to send out a beacon asking for help.Supporters, who have downloaded a smart phone app, receive a notifications.And have an immediate opportunity to pay for a hotel room to serve as temporary shelter.
Or 66% of those unmet requests were for emergency shelter or transitional housing.
FundraisingIntroductions----- Meeting Notes (11/21/12 12:56) ------ Hospital intake- Miami for people coming out of jail; good use- Capture detail and then tell them they don't have room for them- Overfull for family system is a local hotel- be careful to not negate the value of a wrap around services; keep it at the gap- raise the consciousness of communities about the issue
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Safe Night Overview
SAFE NIGHTUsing mobile to help domestic violenceorganizations meet emergency needs